Reuben Burk comes to Connecticut College after spending one year at Newberry College, two years at the College of the Holy Cross, and two years at Alfred University.
At Newberry, Burk was the recruiting coordinator and had the main responsibility of overseeing the recruiting process for all prospective student-athletes, both internationally and domestically. Burk helped establish one of Newberry's most diverse recruiting classes for 2018 by helping get commitments from Brazil, Italy, North Carolina, South Carolina and Maryland. He also coordinated recruiting trips to Iceland, Norway, and Spain.
At Holy Cross, Burk helped with a variety of duties including daily coaching, recruiting nationally, scouting, helping plan offseason schedules, game day preparations, travel coordination, community service, and helping run summer camps and clinics.
Burk also served as the assistant coach at Alfred University. The team reached the Empire 8 semifinals in 2014, which marked the program's first conference tournament appearance in nine years. Burk was also part of a group which earned the 2014 Empire 8 Coaching Staff Award.
As a player, Burk was a four-year student-athlete at Hobart College. Under Head Coach Shawn Griffin, in both 2009 and 2011, Hobart finished in the top 25 Division III national rankings and made appearances in the NCAA Division III National Tournament. In 2009, Burk helped Hobart win the Liberty League conference championship.
Burk graduated from Hobart in 2013 with a bachelor's degree in anthropology/sociology and religious studies. He then got his master's in business administration from Alfred University in 2015. Burk holds a USSF C License as well as a NSCAA Advanced National Diploma.